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A Simple Guide to Setting Up a Business in the UK [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Katie Thompson on July 28, 2014

Have you ever thought about starting a business in the UK? Setting up a business can take time, effort and resources, but it needn’t be a complicated process to get your head around. All it takes is a great idea for a product or service...

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How to make the most out of social media for small businesses [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Pamela Bustard on June 16, 2014

Thanks to the explosion of social media channels, small businesses have many more opportunities to reach audiences, get their brand name out there and assist customer relations; the digital landscape in the business industry has never thrived so much. From Twitter and Facebook to LinkedIn...

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Vote for us in the Talk of Manchester Business Awards

Posted by Pamela Bustard on October 17, 2014

We’ve got some very exciting news to announce at The Insurance Octopus…we’re delighted to announce that we have been nominated for Best Insurance Company at this year’s Talk of Manchester Business Awards! More about the TOMs The Talk of Manchester supports over 80 events across...

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Small Businesses Failing to Monitor Energy Costs

Posted by Katie Thompson on October 13, 2014

While utility bills are always on the increase, new research suggests that small businesses could be doing a lot more to find better deals from energy suppliers. According to the study conducted by UK energy and water consultancy Utilitywise, around 75% of small business leaders...

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Business Costs Increasing for SMEs

Posted by Katie Thompson on October 8, 2014

The latest research to come from the Forum of Private Business shows that, despite a fall in inflation, small businesses have faced continued rising costs during 2014. Among the results published in the Cost of Doing Business Survey, it was revealed that 63% of businesses...

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Directors and Officers Insurance – Essential Protection for Business Leaders

Posted by Katie Thompson on October 8, 2014

In the world of corporate risk management, Directors and Officers insurance is an integral component of success.  As a business owner, you need managing directors capable of making key decisions on complex matters. Whether you are the MD or you recruit somebody else to take...

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